David "Danny" Richmond, age 70, of Shady Spring, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 23, 2017, following a long illness.
Born on June 17, 1947, at Shady Spring, WV, he was the son of David Daniel Richmond and Evelyn Virginia Marshall Richmond.
Mr. Richmond was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Shady Spring. He was a retired Federal Mine Inspector and an active member of the Pluto Road and White Oak Neighborhood Watch. He enjoyed watching college football and basketball, cooking pizzas, and fishing.
A US Army veteran, he served as a combat medical specialist in Vietnam, where he earned the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" for ground action near the village of Hoa Tan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a wife, Connie Jean Wills Richmond, and a sister, Phyllis Jean Moore.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Snow Richmond; two daughters, Dawna Sue Gest and her husband Terry, and Christy Lynn Mills and her husband Doug; one son, Donald Carl Richmond, all of Charlotte, NC. He is also survived by one brother, Roger Dale Richmond Sr. and his wife Dora of Shady Spring, and three sisters, Brenda Richmond Hutchens of Pulaski, TN, Medina Marie Richmond of Beaver, WV, and Davina Danielle Richmond of Cool Ridge. Other survivors include seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11 AM with Brother Danny Winders officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 9 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey and Dakota Osborne, Douglas Mills, Terry Gest, Nicholas Hersom, and Jeffrey Bragg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802 in memory of Mr. Richmond.
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on July 25, 2017